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>>pam: the latest of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake. find out why it was strong enough to send legislators
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rushing for the door hundreds of miles away. the vigil tonight in morgan hill for the 15 year-old girl who disappeared. >> we are going to stay positive and focus on her and to bring in her home. >>pam: tonight, there is no sign of a 15 year-old morgan hill teenagers that went missing last friday. this is video just into the newsroom from a vigil being held right now in morgan hill. friends of sierra, friends, family and well-wishers are there outside of an area presbyterian church. we spoke with some that showed up. >> she is a good friend of my daughter. we wanted to show support for her and her family. >> it is said that she is not here. >> it is geared to the point that i do not want to send those thoughts. i am trying to stay positive.
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i do not want to even think that someone could have taken her or that she is unsafe. >> it has been a rough. it is a mother's worst nightmare. we are hoping for her safe return. >>pam: j.r stone is at the vigil and has more on where investigators are in their investigation. >> a lot of friends and former classmates at public areas, parks and shopping malls fees. >>rob: corestates closed doors as says they have received dozens of shopping -- dozens of calls of possible sightings of the missing 15 year-old. >> they are coming in every couple of minutes by e-mail or phone message. we are taking the information as it comes in, corroborating it, if we can, but so far the information is unconfirmed. >>rob: tuesday investigators went door-to-door in hopes of finding new information.
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they're now canvassing the area between gilmore, morgan hill and san martino. asked nearby neighbors and to order 67 sex offenders in the area. >> some of them do have gps tracking devices.
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>>pam: this is the woman that will replace mirkirimi as sheriff. tennessee just recently retired after 35 years of law enforcement your n.y.
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>>pam: more of these billboards are slated to go
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up around san francisco. the groove for domestic violence victims originally raised $4,000 of this bill were. this one is up near the hall of justice and the south of market neighborhood. the statement about domestic violence not being a private matter is in reference to comments mirkirimi made about his case. the share has since tried to clarify what he meant. >> it remains a mild with temperatures in the '50s and '60s and a couple of places. we have been seeing cloud cover through most of the bay.
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when >>pam: a change in the skyline could be coming to one bay area city. >> a major earthquake hits mexico. we are talking damage and death toll. >>haaziq: a long awaited express lane opened in the south bay. we will show you everything you need to know including where it is. >> in santa cruz, the crews have been working very hard to restore the salmon runs a river. will have an update coming up. >> online dating sites are working to keep members say. we will explain how. >>gabe: the local bay area start up of the week.
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>> in addition, the region is not very well developed. there are not to many multistory brick buildings. there are more one story and a two-story wood frame and stucco thick kinds of buildings. we are kind of lucky that the earthquake did not strike of acapulco which has many high-rises. we knew that we had a big
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earthquake in an area of high risk but we are optimistic that this is not going to be a real catastrophe. >>grant: the president's oldest daughter was in mexico on spring break when the earthquake hit. the president's daughter is fine and was never in any danger. >>pam: there were 54 delegates at stake in the illinois primary. mitt romney is going on with the majority.
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>>pam: coming up. >> coming up we will show you what did you could look like from up here. >>pam: we will tell you about the new toll lane in the bay area. about the new toll lane in the bay area.
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>>pam: mirkirimi says he has no plans to resign his post. the mayor says he will file papers tomorrow to have mirkirimi suspended and deputy chief vicki hennessy will serve as interim sheriff.
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>>pam: . reggie kumar tells us more about the plan and whether the council will approve it. >>reggie: the council has not finished discussing the downtown plan. the area includes the wells fargo and power are buildings. if the plan is approved, five new buildings will be constructed in the downtown area and the buildings would stand at least 180 ft. tall.
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>>pam: haaziq madyun tells us how much you can take to beat the traffic. >> the 237 express' which is now open. i hopped on after the commute hours, five minutes to 11:00 a.m.. as you can see, moving at the speed limit, i wish to buy vehicles in and on express lanes. the valley transportation authority spokesperson to the 4 mi. stretch and it is designed to give single occupant vehicles access to the carpool lane during commute hours for a price starting at 35 up to $6 depending on the amount of traffic congestion. the tolls are paid by using your fastrak transponder.
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the express lane hours are 5:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.. you'll get an extra hour ending at 10:00 a.m.. during non commute hours, anyone can use the express lane. it took about five minutes from start to finish. drivers can save up to 25 minutes of of their commute. if you get busted, the ticket could cost up to 47 $1. >>pam: the san lorenzo river has been threatening to wash away portion of the city's historic feat for a lot. the crews have been working nonstop to push the river back and saved 105 year-old landmark. charles crawford was in santa cruz today for an update.
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>> right now i'm just the east of the santa cruz beach boardwalk. the crews had finished their efforts to build a large sand berm and ordered to restore the salmon runs a river to its normal channel. last week, following heavy rains, it had shifted to the left.
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>>jaqueline: temperatures have been mild, especially in the south bay. current conditions in hayward, 55 degrees. 55 also in the palo alto. a look at your weather headlines, in the morning, mostly cloudy and mild temperatures in the upper forties. into the afternoon, spotty showers. later into the evening and overnight we will see rain.
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>>pam: governor brown is claiming his latest compromise tax initiative is far superior to a competing proposal. he says his version which temporarily raises sales and income tax on people who make too of a $50,000 or more would help to fund schools and address the state's $9.2 billion budget deficit. he makes the case for his proposal just as the new ads for a competing proposal began to air. that competing initiative presented by los angeles attorneys would raise state income taxes for nearly all wage earners on a sliding scale. the california state university trustees have approved a 10% a raised the
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decision comes after learning that there will be a woman cuts facing students. three leading online dating sides have agreed to screen for sex offenders. the state attorney general, parents announce the agreement with match, e- harmony and spy networks. it would check subscribers against national sex offender registries as well as to provide a rapidly to report abuse and offer safety tips to members. the move comes after a southern california woman was assaulted on a date back in 2010. >> a new clue is prompting a new effort to solve the mystery of what happened to legendary aviator amelia earhart. details of the new plan coming up. >>stanley: coming up, i talked to people horse beating on the golden gate
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>>pam: a new theory as to what happened just surface. it appears that a million earhart was able to land on a tightly island and the south pacific. kiberlee sakamoto shows us the photograph that may hold the clues. >>kimberlee: in 1937, amelia earhart attempted to circumnavigate the globe. about 20 hours into the trip she and her navigator vanished without a trace of the pacific ocean. experts believe this picture taken just a few months after she disappeared hold the clue as to what happened. the photo was taken near a tiny island. forensic imaging specialists say this component in the picture is the landing gear
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of a locking electric aircraft, a type of claim that earhart was slain and, there are more clues, items, the 1930's were found on excavation sites on the island and archival records describe these discovery of 1940 of a partial skeleton and what appears to be a female castaway now believed to have been a millionaire art. because of this clue, a new privately funded d.c. search for the wreckage of her plane will begin this june. ♪ [ woman ] i was ready for my trip, but my smile wasn't. [ female announcer ] new crest 3d white intensive professional effects whitestrips.
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and try 3d white toothpaste and rinse. ople, let's get started. pete, did you forget yours? me pete, me use pen! (laughter) sorry i'm late, i was in the 16th century looking for pete's pen. (laughter) guys, guys. take it easy, ok? pete's mom is videochatting me, and she wants her pen back! ok, alright, well. i just got one. so... yeah, you've got a little... yep, i can feel the wet patch. don't look at it. when it's on your mind, it's on ebay.
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>>stanley: , the posted speed limit on the golden gate is 45. if you do not believe me, there are signs posted everywhere. what i find interesting are some of the reasons or lack of reasons why some people are caught speeding like this guy off clock at 65 mi. per hour. do you know how fast you're going? >> i do not know.
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>> i was going the speed of the traffic. when >> i am in a hurry. i am in a rush. >>stanley: of all the people i spoke to or never spoke to, the driver of this mercedes was caught not once, but twice. >> you are being stopped for speeding on the golden gate bridge and on the waldegrave. >>stanley: the driver was less interested in the officer and more interested in the fact that there was a camera present during a stop. even after i back september quarter from a distance, the driver still have issues.
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>> he is continually fill me. what every once. >>stanley: for the record, if you are out in public you can be video taped at any time in your permission is not needed. after a few moments the driver finally signed the ticket. in the next edition i will show you all of the drivers that are caught in why at least six will end up with a 30 days suspended license whether they like it or not. >>pam: if you have a comment or story idea for >>stanley: , e-mail us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m @ www.kron4.com. >>jaqueline: we are continuing to see clouds and rain to the north and the
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clouds locally as well. in the bay area, you can see the layer of clouds over the bay area. rain into tomorrow mainly in the north bay. it's into the evening, mainly dry. as you head into the 5:00 hour, heavier rain. into the 7:00 hour, heavier rainfall for portions of the delta.
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high temperatures tomorrow will be similar to today. >>gary: alex smith in the 49ers have made up.
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how will peyton manning look in denver colors? this is hard to believe. he got a 58 million guaranteed deal, overall five years in the 96 million. he will have to pass. [ male announcer ] the draw of the past is a powerful thing.
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honey, i can't find my internet cord. oh, i'll borrow hailey's. you're downloading movies. fast! from here?
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where is her cord?! we switched to at&t high speed internet and got wireless access. no more cords. wireless, okay, honestly, can i just get a cord, please? dad, the cord's invisible. [ female announcer ] call at&t today to get high speed internet for just $14.95 a month for 12 months with a 1-year price guarantee. it's the fastest internet for the price. oooh. videos online? here? how much is that? nothing. at&t high speed internet at home includes access here. our invisible cord is really long, dad. oooh. [ female announcer ] get accesso the entire national at&t wi-fi hot spot network for no extra charge. so call today to get high speed internet for just $14.95 a month for 12 months with a 1-year price guarantee. aren't you glad we switched to at&t? yes...but i want my own invisible cord. you already have one. oh. ♪
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